Lee Boynton, known for his art murals throughout the city of Annapolis depicting landscapes, history and the Chesapeake Bay, died of colon cancer April 24. He was 62.
Mr. Boynton created works that depicted Chesapeake watermen, the Maine coastline and Maryland farms and fields. Those in the Annapolis arts community recalled him as an icon in the city for his work and his mentorship of emerging artists.
Over several decades, he nurtured local students he taught at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. He was one of its first artists-in-residence and taught for about 25 years.
Linnell Bowen, president of Maryland Hall, described Mr. Boynton as a...